Mundus MAPP is an internationally recognized European leader in Policy Studies. It offers an interdisciplinary curriculum delivered by four outstanding European universities. Flexible choice of study tracks, practice components, highly diverse international student body, academic excellence applied to contemporary policy problems – this is Mundus MAPP.
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program accredited in
4+1
countries
students from
78
countries
of our graduates
93%
were employed within
6 months
practice components for
100%
of our students
The program is accredited in Austria, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK + in the US on CEU tracks.
Since its establishment in 2007, 323 students have studied in the Mundus MAPP program from 78 countries and 5 continents.
After graduating from the program 93% of our students were employed within 6 months.
The program includes internships at top international organizations, government agencies and global NGOs, a field trip to experience the world of policy practice and policy labs.
The program is 1 of the 5 „success stories” selected by the European Commission in 2020.

Meet our team

Agnes Batory

CEU (Central European University)

Agnes Batory is the Program Director of the Mundus MAPP consortium. She is a Professor at CEU’s School of Public Policy and a Research Fellow of the Center for Policy Studies. She holds a PhD from Cambridge University.

Pablo Pareja

IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals)

Dr. Pablo Pareja Alcaraz is Lecturer in International Relations at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Academic Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Public Policy at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) in Barcelona, Spain.

Karim Knio

ISS (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Karim Knio is Lecturer in Politics at the International Institute of Social Studies. He completed his PhD in International Political Economy at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Barbara Yoxon

York (University of York)

Barbara works in the fields of comparative politics and international relations. She is particularly interested the effects of territorial conflict on autocratic regime survival and democratisation, as part of the reverse causality hypothesis in the democratic peace research project.

Design your study path

Mundus MAPP is unique in the flexibility with which students can tailor theirlearning experiences to their individual needs through the selection of study tracks.

CEU-IBEI

Global Public Policy
The central focus in this study track is on the policy process at the international and global level, including the design and operation of international organizations and global policy regimes. The track is designed to provide students with thorough understanding of public policy in national as well as in international contexts.

CEU-YORK

European Public Policy
This study track focuses on policy analysis, policy making and problem solving in the European Union, its member states and neighborhood countries. The central focus is on the policy process in national and transnational contexts from agenda-setting to implementation from a problem solving perspective.

ISS-IBEI

Political Economy and Development
This study track seeks to deepen applicants’ knowledge in problem situating approaches of public policy. The logic of this track essentially revolves around the topic of political economy and development.

ISS-YORK

Governance and Development
This study track specializes in topics revolving around governance and development, and attracts applicants wishing to study public policy in the context of developing countries with the objective to work for an international organization in the future.

Meet our students

Following my graduation, I gained my first experiences in the field of public policy dealing with issues related to sustainable and shared mobility. On the CEU-IBEI track I am currently studying Global Public Policy with a special focus on infrastructure policies.
Nils Heller
My goal is to be a professional who understands the theoretical and academic research part of the political, social and economic aspects that influence actual challenges in my community.
Michelle Perez
What I like in this program is the critical focus for analyzing problems and the situation-oriented assignments.
Amanda Sandoval Miranda
I chose the ISS-York study track to pursue my eagerness of studying how institutions and different stakeholders shape our lives in a epistemological and ontological manner.
Daniela Horta

The Mundus MAPP Universities

Central European UniversityInstitut Barcelona d'Estudis InternacionalsInternational Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of York

News

April 27, 2020

Vienna study trip, April 2020

The study visit, an essential part of the Mundus MAPP program, that was meant to be happening in Vienna this year, was moved online due to the COVID-19 situation. It is designed to expose Mundus MAPP students to the world of policy practice. The first-year students had the possibility to meet with Senior Officials from […]
November 8, 2019

Changes in 2020

From 2020, the CEU tracks of Mundus MAPP will be offered in Vienna, Austria, by Central European University (Private University). CEU Vienna will deliver the same program components as has been hitherto (and is currently) delivered by CEU Budapest. These changes reflect the recent transformation of Central European University into a bi-campus university. Although the UK […]
November 8, 2019

2017-19 Cohort Successfully Graduates

The 2017-2019 cohort of Mundus MAPP students has successfully graduated.The following prizes were awarded: The Best Student Award, for the highest GPA in the cohort was awarded to Lukas Schmidt. The Best Thesis Award on the ISS-York track was awarded to Yashaswini Prasad. The Best Thesis Award on the ISS-IBEI track was awarded to Samuel Talman. The Best Thesis Award on the CEU-IBEI […]